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Spinitron - KDHX: Memphis to Manchester Thu Feb 9th 2012

Memphis to Manchester (Music)

Thu Feb 9th 2012 7.00am–10.00am

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links

Time zone: central


Gus Jenkins “Tricky Too”
from Mod Jazz Forever (Kent 2012) N  —Instrumental written by & featuring Los Angeles session musician Gus Jenkins on guitar. I can't find details when this live recording was made. Sometime in the 60s for the Flash label.


Margie Day & the Griffin Brothers Orchestra “Little Red Rooster”
from Blowing The Fuse: 1951 (Bear Family 2005) —Written by brothers Jimmy (trombonist) & Buddy Griffin (pianist) and recorded for the Dot label in 1951. Margie Day sang with them until 1952.


L.C. Williams with J.C. Conney's Combo “Shout Baby Shout”
from Shout Baby Shout/Ooh Wee Baby! 45 single (Freedom) —Repro 45 originally released in 1949 on the Freedom label. This R&B rave-up was written & sung by L.C. Williams.


George Stone “My Beat”
from Mod Jazz Forever (Kent 2012) N  —Music bed. 1965 organ instrumental recorded for the Musicor label.


Patti Drew “Hard To Handle”
from Workin' On a Groovy Thing....The Best Of (Capitol Records 2007) —Otis Redding cover recorded for Capitol in 1968.


Millie Jackson “It Hurts So Good” (Spring 1973) —Reissue of her 1973 Spring LP. Recorded at Muscle Shoals. Millie Jackson will be appearing at the 7th Annual St. Louis Blues Festival at Chaifetz Arena on Sat (2/25) along with Mel Waiters, Sir Charles Jones, Shirley Brown, Bobby Rush and Theodis Eale.


Joe Tex “One Monkey Don't Stop No Show”
from Hold What You've Got / The New Boss (Connoisseur 2001) —Reissue of two 1965 albums released by Joe Tex on the Atlantic label. Written by Joe Tex & produced by Buddy Killen.


King Curtis “Soul Twist”
from Soul Time (Great American Music 2010) —Music bed. Sax-driven R&B instrumental recorded circa 1961-62.


Paul Kelly “509”
from Hot Runnin' Soul - The Singles 1965-71 (Kent 2012) N  —New compilation of Paul Kelly's early solo 45s. This southern soul track was written by Paul Kelly & was released in 1970 on the Happy Tiger label.


Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens “I'll Take The Long Road”
from What Have You Done, My Brother? (Daptone 2009) —2009 soul & gospel track written by Daptone Records founder and Dap-Kings bassist Bosco Mann.


Alex Chilton “Jumpin' Jack Flash”
from Free Again: The 1970 Sessions (Omnivore 2012) N  —Reissue of his long out of print 1970 LP along with bonus demos & original mono mixes. Recorded after the demise of the Box Tops and before the advent of Big Star. Fantastic slowed-down, rearranged riff version of the Stones classic.


Chuck Prophet “White Night, Big City”
from Temple Beautiful (Yep Roc 2012) N  —From this highly recommended new release which just came out this week. Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express will be at Off Broadway in March (Thursday 3/22). I wouldn't miss this show.


Big Star “Don't Lie To Me”
from #1 Record/Radio City (Ardent 1974) —Recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis in 1972. Written by Alex Chilton & Chris Bell.


The Five Counts “That's Swift”
from That's Swift: Instrumentals from the Norman Petty Vaults (Ace 2007) —Music bed. Previously unreleased 60s rock instrumental.


Ruthie Foster “It Makes No Difference”
from Let It Burn (Blue Corn Music 2012) N  —Soulful take on the Robbie Robertson-penned song found on her new release. Ruthie Foster & Paul Thorn will be at the Old Rock House in March (Thursday, March 29).


Willie Nile “The Day I Saw Bo Diddley In Washington Square”
from Streets of New York (Reincarnate Music 2006) —Written by Willie Nile & Frankie Lee (who also plays drums on this album). This track also has Jakob Dylan on backing vocals.


The Pogues “If I Should Fall From Grace With God” (Stiff / WEA 1988) —Written by Shane MacGowan and brought to you commercial-free.


Sinead O'Connor “Property of Jesus”
from Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan (Fontana 2012) N  —I love this Dylan cover so much. Nice to hear her belt this out. Not her usual singing style, anymore.


The Waterboys “Dunford's Fancy”
from Fisherman's Blues (Chrysalis 1988) —Music bed. Instrumental written by fiddler, Steve Wickham.


Leonard Cohen “Banjo”
from Old Ideas (Columbia 2012) N  —Words & music by Leonard Cohen with backing vocals arranged & sung by Sharon Robinson.


Richard & Linda Thompson “Withered and Died”
from I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight (Island 1974) —One of my favorite Linda Thompson vocals on this beautiful melody written by Richard Thompson.


Los Lobos “Down Where the Drunkards Roll”
from Beat the Retreat (CAPITOL 1995) L —Written by Richard Thompson. Los Lobos will be at the Sheldon Concert Hall later this month (Sun 2/26).


The Latin Playboys “Manifold de Amour”
from Desperado (Original Soundtrack) (Epic 1995) —Music bed. Instrumental excerpt taken from a song written by David Hidalgo & Louis Perez.


Calexico “Roka”
from Garden Ruin CD Album (Quarterstick 2006) —Written by Joey Burns with a stunning vocal by a Spanish vocalist named Amparo Sanchez.


Neko Case “Magpie to the Morning”
from Middle Cyclone (Anti- 2008) —Gorgeous melody written & sung beautifully by Neko Case.


Eleni Mandell “Miss Me”
from Miracle of Five (Zedtone 2007) —Written by Eleni Mandell & featuring a backup band including DJ Bonebrake, Nels Cline, & Rick Holmstrom among others.


Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh “Bicinium”
from Helena Espvall & Masaki Batoh (Drag City Inc. 2008) —Medival anonymous instrumental with Helena Espvall on cello and Masaki Batoh on an instrument called a tingsha.


Alejandro Escovedo “I Wish I Was Your Mother”
from The End/Losing Your Touch (Watermelon 1984) —Live 1993 version of an Ian Hunter song with harmony vocals & violin by Susan Voelz.


Ry Cooder “Sunny's Tune”
from Music by Ry Cooder (Rhino 1995) —Music bed. 1989 Ry Cooder instrumental recorded for the "Johnny Handsome" movie sountrack. With lurid-sounding saxophone by Steve Douglas.


Charlotte Gainsbourg “Got to Let Go”
from Stage Whisper (Live) (Because Music 2011) N  —Written by and featuring harmony vocals by Charlie Fink of Noah & The Whale.


Jarvis Cocker “Don't Let Him Waste Your Time”
from The Jarvis Cocker Record (Rough Trade 2007) —Wonder if this one made Rob Levy's Anti-Valentine's Day show playlist?


Joan Jett And The Blackhearts “Crimson And Clover”
from I Love Rock 'N Roll (Remastered) (Blackheart Records 1981) —What can I say? I saw the Runaways movie last weekend & it put me in a Joan Jett kind of mood. These things happen.


The Lively Ones “Surf Rider”
from The Birth of Surf (Ace 2007) —Music bed. 1963 surf instrumental recorded for the Del-Fi label.


Hospitality “Friends Of Friends”
from Hospitality (Merge www.mergerecords.com 2012) N  —From the Brooklyn indie-pop band's debut full-length release. Co-written and sung by Amber Papini,.


Sharon Van Etten “Serpents”
from Tramp (Jagjaguwar 2012) N  —From her new release which just came out this week. Sharon Van Etten & the War on Drugs will be at the Luminary Center for the Arts in March (Sat 3/31).


Laura Marling “Don't Ask Me Why”
from A Creature I Don't Know (Ribbon 2011) —From the 22-year old's fourth full-length release. Clearly not a slacker.


Craig Finn “Not Much Left Of Us”
from Clear Heart Full Eyes (Vagrant www.vagrant.com 2012) N  —Appearing this Friday (2/10) at Off Broadway. Mount Moriah is opening.


Imelda May “Tainted Love”
from Mayhem (Decca 2010) —She tears up this soul classic on her 2010 release.


Ronnie Hawkins and the Hawks “Who Do You Love”
from The Roulette Story (Mixed Repertoire 2009) —Bo Diddley cover from 1963 recorded for the Roulette label. That's a young Robbie Robertson tearing it up on guitar.


Duane Eddy “The Marauder”
from Duane Eddy: Greatest Hits (Sony 2006) —Music bed. 1964 Duane Eddy-penned instrumental.


Jon Dee Graham “Swept Away”
from Full (Freedom 2010) —Jon Dee Graham will be at Off Broadway next Friday (2/17). It will be an early 7PM show.


Sir Douglas Quintet “One Too Many Mornings/Got To Sing A Happy Song”
from Together After Five (Smash/Mercury 1969) —Recorded in 1969 in San Francisco. Your basic Bob Dylan/Doug Sahm medley.


Townes Van Zandt “Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold”
from Live At the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas (Tomato 2002) —Just amazing lyric writing on this song recorded live in 1973.


Speedy West “Lazy Summer Evening”
from Guitar Spectacular (Sundazed Music 1962) —Music bed. 1962 instrumental composed by Speedy West.


The Dive Poets “Some Great War”
from Married to Your Ghost (self-released 2013) N L —The Dive Poets, Tenement Ruth, The Jump Starts & The Stingrays will be appearing at The Duck Room this Saturday (2/11). Doors at 8 PM. The festivities begin at 9 PM.


Maria McKee “My Lonely Sad Eyes”
from You Gotta Sin to Get Saved (Geffen 1993) —Them cover written by Van Morrison.


The Little Willies “Jolene”
from For the Good Times (Milking Bull 2012) N  —Dolly Parton cover sung by Norah Jones.


Iris DeMent “Big City”
from Tulare Dust: A Songwriters' Tribute to Merle Haggard (Hightone 1994) —One of the better tribute albums out there.


Tom T. Hall “It Sure Can Get Cold In Des Moines”
from In Search of a Song (Mercury 1971) —Written by Tom T. Hall and probably not satisfying a listener's request to play something less twangy.


Ray Wylie Hubbard “Rabbit”
from Live at KDHX Volume 9 (KDHX 2011) —Recorded live at KDHX on 6/10/10.


Peter Case “Hidden Love”
from The Man With the Blue Post Modern Fragmented Neo-Traditionalist Guitar (Hip-O Select / Geffen 1989) —"Far from the dreams the bright lights and the boulevards / In this empty room the guitar makes a band / Our last conversation still echoes on bare walls / Like a child’s painting of everything we planned'


Carolina Chocolate Drops “Trouble In Your Mind”
from Live at KDHX Volume 8 Single (KDHX 2010) —Recorded live at KDHX on 9/26/09.

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